The Stafford News & Blog

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OHCA Awards Stafford Employee with Enrichment of Life Award

OHCA Awards Stafford Employee with Enrichment of Life Award

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) awarded Carey Dienhart, Life Enrichment Director with The Stafford, with the Enrichment of Life award. One of the reasons Dienhart earned this award is for her thoughtful events and activities for residents of...

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Happy Assisted Living Week

Happy Assisted Living Week

Sarah Silva, President of Arete Living Arete Living is a senior living management organization proudly managing The Stafford. Happy National Assisted Living Week! This year’s theme is Joyful Moments. I love this focus, as it perfectly encapsulates the heart of senior...

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A Story of Man’s Best Friend

A Story of Man’s Best Friend

By Carey Deinhart, Life Enrichment Director, The Stafford Life in boutique retirement living wouldn’t be the same without our furry friends! This is a story of one of our residents, Bill King, and his four-legged-friend Belle. Bill spent four months looking for his...

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Two Friends Reunite After 52 Years

Two Friends Reunite After 52 Years

After losing touch for 52 years, Jane Kirkpatrick and Jane White found their lifelong friend living in the same building in Lake Oswego, Oregon. The two were sorority sisters at the University of Oregon from 1960 to 1964, in each other’s weddings, and were close...

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Resort-Style Retirement Living

Resort-Style Retirement Living

It’s resort-style living for seniors. That’s how Rita Segura, Marketing and Admissions Director at the Stafford, describes the Stafford, an independent and assisted living community in Lake Oswego, Oregon. From their high-class amenities to engaging activities to even...

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Becoming Family in Independent and Assisted Living

Becoming Family in Independent and Assisted Living

It’s all about the residents. That’s the Stafford’s view on senior living from the amenities they provide to the group activities, even simply getting to know each person. It’s all part of the Stafford’s family culture. Fun at the Stafford Life is active at the...

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Stafford Director Receives Prestigious Rotary Club Award

Stafford Director Receives Prestigious Rotary Club Award

The Stafford, an Avamere luxury independent and assisted living retirement community in Lake Oswego, Oregon, was recently recognized by the Rotary Club of West Linn. They honored Rita Segura, Marketing and Admissions Director at The Stafford, with the Club Service...

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Quarantine Life at The Stafford Retirement Community

Quarantine Life at The Stafford Retirement Community

COVID-19 (coronavirus) has impacted individuals across the United States and the world, putting many in a temporary quarantine. Employees at The Stafford, an independent and assisted living community, are making the most of the situation. A typical day in quarantine...

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The Stafford Earns Perfect Score on Quality and Care

The Stafford Earns Perfect Score on Quality and Care

Congratulations to The Stafford team for their outstanding commitment to quality patient care! The team earned their fourth consecutive deficiency-free survey, the highest score possible. The rigorous inspection The survey is an on-site inspection conducted by the...

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The Stafford Receives Best of Senior Living Award

The Stafford Receives Best of Senior Living Award

The Stafford Retirement Community received the 2019 Best of Senior Living award from SeniorAdvisor.com. The Stafford is the only 2019 Best of Senior Living award recipient in Lake Oswego, Oregon and regularly receives exceptionally positive reviews from their senior...

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